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MADISAAR AND PANCHAKACHAM

We’ve all seen the women in brahmin families wear the Madisar with elegance and the men wearing Pancha Kachcham with confidence. Ever wondered why they wear these clothing specifically? This week, we break down what Madisar and Pancha Kachcham signify and how beneficial they are to us. Pancha Kachcham: Traditionally, a Hindu wears Veshti/Dhoti which… Continue reading MADISAAR AND PANCHAKACHAM

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Customs · Practices

Significance of the Customs followed

Brahmin traditions are attributed a lot of significance, symbolism and mysticism in order to make them worthy of being preserved. Every one of us has questioned the reason behind these traditions at some point in our life and the following weeks, Gynanopadesam will work towards solving some of the doubts we’ve all been having. This… Continue reading Significance of the Customs followed

Festivals · Vaishnavism

CHITHIRAI THIRUVIZHA – II (AZHAGAR VAIGAI EZHUNDHARULAL)

Chithirai Thiruvizha is a month long celebration in Madurai, in the month of Chithirai that celebrates Saivism, Vaishnavism, Skantham faiths. Chithirai Thiruvizha has two important legends: Meenakshi Thirukalyanam, and Kallazhagar Vaigai Ezhundharulal, which have been discussed as two different posts under the title of the event: Chithirai Thiruvizha. Following our first post on CHITHIRAI THIRUVIZHA,… Continue reading CHITHIRAI THIRUVIZHA – II (AZHAGAR VAIGAI EZHUNDHARULAL)

Festivals · Saivism · Vaishnavism

CHITHIRAI THIRUVIZHA – I (MEENAKSHI THIRUKALYANAM)

Chithirai Thiruvizha is a month long celebration in Madurai, in the month of Chithirai that celebrates Saivism, Vaishnavism, Skantham faiths. Chithirai Thiruvizha has two important legends: Meenakshi Thirukalyanam, and Kallazhagar Vaigai Ezhundharulal, which have been discussed as two different posts under the title of the event: Chithirai Thiruvizha. LEGEND OF SHRI MEENAKSHI THIRUKALYANAM The founder… Continue reading CHITHIRAI THIRUVIZHA – I (MEENAKSHI THIRUKALYANAM)